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Prisma gets a fancy new camera design

Prisma gets a fancy new camera design

Prisma is one of my favorite apps from the last months. The app, which is supported by Mail.ru, got viral earlier this summer, with the cool filters, which it offers. The filters aren’t applied like with Instagram, they are calculated by artificial intelligence (AI). Now the app gets a cool new camera design. Now the […]

Hopefully not pixelated: Pixel Launcher

Hopefully not pixelated: Pixel Launcher

Almost every product Google develops gets leaked before it’s official announcement. Same goes for the rumored Pixel devices, probably the alternative to Apple’s iPhones. Now there’s already the homescreen app of these devices available – the Pixel Launcher. Pixel Launcher The Pixel Launcher (originally leaked as Nexus Launcher – but now renamed) is expected to be […]

Google presents the perfect alternative to the Spotlight Search on iOS

Google presents the perfect alternative to the Spotlight Search on iOS

We probably all use our phones often to search for things. We want to get information from the internet and maybe also search on the phone itself, for example for chat messages. Google’s app offers this now too. With the Google app you can now also search for things on your phone, for example in […]

Simplenote goes Open Source – Great alternative for Google Keep?

Simplenote goes Open Source – Great alternative for Google Keep?

It’s always nice to hear that software becomes Open Source – so that everyone can read it’s code and can help improving it. Same goes for Simplenote now. At Automattic, we have a saying: We don’t make software for free, we make it for freedom In this spirit, we are announcing today that all of the […]

Instagram Stories: Just a copy or better than Snapchat?

Instagram Stories: Just a copy or better than Snapchat?

Snapchat fanboys will say: “Hey Instagram (Facebook) just copied, because they failed to buy Snapchat!”. I think that might be right, but in my opinion, Instagram still made it better and here’s why. Speed Do you ever experienced the following scenario? You open Snapchat on a bad internet connection, for example, when you’re in a […]

Is Spaces Google’s answer to Slack?

Is Spaces Google’s answer to Slack?

Slack is a pretty good messenger for groups. It doesn’t matter how big the groups are. It’s possible to create different subgroups, so you won’t get all the unnecessary information from other discussions. Groups in Spaces are (as far as I know) also unlimited in terms of user numbers. It is possible for everyone to […]

App Translator (beta) translates whole apps without the need to copy anything

App Translator (beta) translates whole apps without the need to copy anything

You heard about the new floating translation bubble by Google Translate, called “Tap to Translate”? If not here’s a small clip: Tap to Translate is a really amazing thing, because you don’t need to switch the apps anymore. But what’s when you use an app in a foreign language? That’s where App Translator comes in: […]